Low Registration Sinks Tea Party Convention

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Hard to keep the momentum going if it's a fake movement. h/t Mr Goatee.

Organizers of the Freedom Jamboree announced Wednesday that they have canceled the tea party convention planned for this fall, citing low registration.

They had hoped the event would serve as a stage for Republican presidential candidates to court the conservative movement, and two — Rep. Michele Bachmann (Minn.) and former Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.) — had already confirmed they would attend.

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Only 62 tea party groups had committed to attending, well under the 350 that Temple estimated would be needed to break even.

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